Course Level: Scholarships are available for a specialization, master’s degree or doctorate, conducting graduate-level research, or taking part in an undergraduate or graduate-level academic mobility program in Mexico.
Scholarship Provider: Mexican Government
Scholarship can be taken at: Mexico
-Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree, as required by the program for which the scholarship is requested.
-Minimum grade point average of eight (8.0) on a scale of 0 to 10, or the equivalent, for the last academic degree received.
-Be accepted to or currently enrolled in a program at one of the participating Mexican institutions.
-Undergraduate and graduate academic mobility programs- one academic term (quarter, trimester or semester)
-Graduate-level research and postdoctoral fellowships-12 months (1 month minimum)
-Master’s degree- 2 Years
-Doctorate- 3 years
-Medical specialties and subspecialties- 3 Years
-Monthly stipend of 4 times the minimum salary in Mexico City for undergraduate mobility scholarships, specializations, master’s degrees or master’s-level research, Spanish language or Mexican culture courses, currently the equivalent of $8,412.00 pesos (approximately US $546.234).
-Monthly stipend of 5 times the minimum salary in Mexico City for doctoral studies and research, postdoctoral fellowships and medical specializations and
subspecializations, currently the equivalent of $10,515.00 pesos (approximately US $681.90).
-Registration fees and tuition, as established by the program at each institution (see the academic programs offered by the participating IES).
-Health insurance from the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS), starting in the third month of the scholarship (the scholarship recipient must have health
insurance that covers both major and minor medical expenses and provides international coverage for the first three months in Mexico).
-Round-trip international airfare at the beginning and end of the scholarship.
-Transportation from Mexico City to the host institution and back at the start and end of the scholarship, if studying outside of Mexico City.
-Academic excellence of the candidate in the intended area of study.
-The intended field of study in Mexico is related to the applicant’s academic and job history.
-The area of study is important to and has a direct impact on the development of the applicant’s country.
-The program must relate to specific current or approved projects that have an impact on the development of the applicant’s country.
1. Official nomination of his/her government
2. Application form
3. An explanation of why the applicant is interested in studying or conducting research in Mexico.
4. Curriculum vitae (maximum of 3 pages).
5. Acceptance letter from the Mexican host institution, signed by the responsible party (Director of the International Affairs Office, Director of Academic Exchanges, Head of the Graduate Studies Department, Graduate Studies Coordinator, etc.), stating the length of the studies with the start and end dates and the type of studies.
For research, the acceptance letter should also state that the candidate will receive the mentoring needed for the research project and, if possible, the name of the advisor.
6. Coy of the diploma for the highest degree received.
7. Copy of the transcript for the last degree received showing a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 8/10. If a different scale is used, the equivalent on a 10-point
scale must be submitted.
8. For mobility scholarships, a letter from the applicant’s institution agreeing to give academic credit for the classes or course of study that will be taken in Mexico.